Our strangely unsettling Indian summer continues unabated, so get out there and enjoy some excellent live music this weekend before the rain stars dumping. As any number of solemn Brits will tell you: "Winter is coming."


The rediscovery of Detroit proto-punks Death via documentary A Band Called Death has led to a reunion tour and a new album: this show's a must see for punx of all ages (as long as you're over 21).

Nashville's Bully are in town with their sweet, kinda retro grunge pop in tow.

Some are saying chamber-pop troubadour's new album Poison Season is among his best; see for yourself tonight at the Neptune.

Viet Cong
Controversially named but uncontroversially good post punk band Viet Cong play Neumos tonight.

Salad Boys
Sensitive Aussie rockers Salad Boys "chime and strum with Teenage Fanclub-esque impishness and amiability." How sweet!

Other notables on Friday: Naomi Punk at Ground Zero, Juicy at Baltic Room, Brandi Carlile at the Paramount, and "Rhapsody in Blue" at the Benaroya.


DIY punk godfathers Urinals bring their abrasive, no-wave style to El Corazon tonight as part of their reunion tour.

Other notables today: Double Duchess at Kremwerk, Nail Polish at Black Lodge, and day four of #41for2015 Fest.


Kurt Vile and the Violators
Lyrical slacker Kurt Vile's new album b’lieve i’m going down… is a meloncholy, ramshackle, and understatedly gorgeous collection of future classic rock staples.

Other notables today: Tech N9ne at Showbox Sodo and the last day of #41for2015 Fest.

And of course: take a gander at the rest of the weekend's shows if none of this is scratching that itch.